Mark Belling

Mark Belling says David Clarke is leaving office to take a mysterious new position. Read more

News Features 6 Comments

Summerfest has filled the last major gap in its 2017 schedule. Today the festival announced that Paul Simon will headline the American Family Insurance Amphitheater on Friday, June 30, 2017, with opener Brandi Carlile. The 75-year-old folk legend .. Read more

On Music

Funny—when I’d file open records requests withMilwaukee County to look into the communications of the Walker administration,the county always provided them for no cost. In fact, just a few weeks ago, the county mailed mea disc with more than .. Read more

Happening Now

I sometimes surprise people by telling them right-wing radio talk show host Charlie Sykes is a friend of mine, because he is.We’ve known each other for Read more

Taking Liberties

For years, fair-minded radio listeners have complained about right-wing talkers’ near monopoly on Milwaukee’s airwaves.Listeners were frustrated that their calls weren’t taken; that candidates, elected officials Read more

News Features

Businesses create jobs, not the government, right?That’s why Gov. Scott Walker wants to turn the state Commerce Department into a public-private corporation with private-sector leadership and “private-sector jobs” paid with $82 million Read more

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Even if you can't muster much enthusiasm for Brother Ali, there's still a good reason to check out the Rhymesayers rapper's show at the Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday: opener Fashawn. The 21-year-old Fresno rapper is coming off of a breakthrough.. Read more

On Music

Ouch! WISN-AM’s Mark Belling tore into GOP gubernatorial candidate Scott Walker’s decision to fly (on a private plane, no less) to Orlando, Fla., to hold a fundraiser at the state road builders’ annual convention on Wednesday. .. Read more

Happening Now

The lo-fi murmurs ofmany of these “lost” recordings by Jamaican singer Kiddus I, recorded circa1980, only enhance their appeal. Aside from a couple of earnest efforts to ridethe fading disco wave, the tracks on this two-disc set are root,CD... Read more

Album Reviews

Celebrate World FairTrade Day and support more than 30 socially conscious retailers byparticipating in the second annual Milwaukee Fair Trade Crawl on,Expresso Read more


Quote of the Week“Tothose who cling to power through corruption and deceit and thesilencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history;but that we will extend a hand if you are w,Expresso Read more


The Marcus Center’s production of The Happy Elf is based on the 2005 animated TV spe The Happy Elf ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

Today in Milwaukee

Popular local actor, comedian and, increasingly, city spokesman John McGivern reminisces a The Wonder Bread Years ,Today in Milwaukee Read more

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